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Amazing Photos from Space Show Fiery Doom of Private US Cargo Ship

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

An astronaut and cosmonaut on the International Space Station captured some spectacular views of a private spaceship meeting it fiery end above Earth's surface after completing its mission on Sunday (Aug. 17). European Space Agency astronaut...Show More Summary

Rosetta spacecraft takes amazing 3D image of comet’s topography

After over four billion miles and 10 years, the European Space Agency's Rosetta probe reached its target to become the first-ever spacecraft to orbit a comet. Since then, we've received a slow trickle of images taken by the probe. Now, the ESA has released a shot so close to the comet that we can clearly see the space rock's intricate topography. Show More Summary

What is this, Breaking Bad in space?

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

What is this, Breaking Bad in space? Not quite. This is actually European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst venturing into the Automated Transfer Vehicle Georges Lemaitre for the first time since it recently docked with the ISS. The face mask is to avoid the inhalation of any dust or debris created during its journey. [ESA] Read more...

Rosetta Spacecraft Captures Comet Up Close and in 3D

On Aug. 6, 2014, the European Space Agency’s “comet chaser” Rosetta arrived at 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko after a decade of travel across the inner solar system. Now in the process of maneuvering into orbit around 67P’s 2.5-mile (4-kilometer)...Show More Summary

Burned, frozen and blasted comet world comes into sharper focus

At a time when some out of this world science may come as a relief from current events the European Space Agency’s Rosetta probe, now flying in tandem with periodical comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko hasn’t disappointed. What the larger section of this Rosetta image shows is part of the broad base of the cometary mass, maybe [...]

Rosetta Spacecraft Snaps Amazing 3D View of Comet (Photos, Video)

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Break out your red and blue 3D glasses. The European Space Agency's Rosetta probe snapped the two amazing images that were spliced together to create this 3D picture of its target, Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, after arriving at the deep space object last week. Show More Summary

Alfvén & Didrikson Invests In Cloud-Based Workforce Management Software Quinyx

Just a few months back, Planday raised $3.75 million from Nordic VC Creandum. And today another European company in the workforce management software space has picked up fresh capital. Quinyx, headquartered in Stockholm, has received backing from Alfvén & Didrikson. Read More

ESA's ATV-5 equipped with camera to document atmospheric breakup

The European Space Agency's ATV-5 supply vessel docked a couple of days ago with the International Space Station. Not just loaded with cargo for the ISS, the ATV-5 is also carrying newly developed camera technology which will record the final moments of ATV-5's breakup on re-entering Earth's atmosphere. Show More Summary

Azure Striker Gunvolt - no set EU release date yet, languages detailed

To our European fans: French, Italian, German & Spanish vers of #Gunvolt are also in the works! No solid timeframe yet but watch this space! — Gunvolt Official EN (@GunvoltGame) August 14, 2014

The Disposable Camera Astronauts Have Sent On A Suicide Mission To Capture Photos Of Burning Spacecraft

The European Space Agency (ESA) is launching a camera into space via a supply ferry, the Automated Transfer Vehicle 5 (ATV-5) which headed to the International Space Station. Launching cameras into space isn’t particularly rare in itself, but this camera is kinda special. The Automated Transfer Vehicle Break-Up Camera was designed in just nine short months by team members [...]Show More Summary

This Disposable Space Camera Will Record Its Own Destruction on Re-Entry

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The European Space Agency's Break Up Camera might be the most badass disposable camera ever. When the agency's space station resupply ship completes its final journey and plunges to a fiery death in the Earth's atmosphere, the camera will record data up to the very last second—until it burns up with the rest of the ship. Read more...

Europe's last cargo ship reaches space station

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. - A European resupply line to the International Space Station closed on Tuesday with the arrival of a fifth and final freighter to the orbital outpost. Europe’s Automated Transfer Vehicle 5, known as...Show More Summary

European cargo ship docks with space station

The European Space Agency's fifth and final Automated Transfer Vehicle arrived at the ISS with more than 7 tons of supplies

European Cargo Spaceship Makes Final Delivery to Space Station

last weekNews : The Newsroom

An unmanned European cargo vessel has linked up with the International Space Station for the last time.

China Eyes Global Aviation With Avolon Bid

By Doug Young: After a failed bid at buying the world's largest aircraft leasing company last year, China appears to be gearing up for a second attempt to enter the lucrative space with plans to bid for European giant Avolon (Pending:AVOL). Show More Summary

Comet Surfing on a Rocket

The European Space Agency’s Rosetta probe is set to uncloak Comet 67P’s mysteries, along with possible clues to the origin of life on Earth.

This week in science: it's a gas, gas, gas!

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as seen by the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft. Methane is a common substance in the solar system and on our planet. It's a potent greenhouse gas at terrestrial temperatures, but under the right conditions it can become trapped in solid water ice stored in massive reservoirs under land and sea. Show More Summary

New Data Safety Service for Inmarsat FleetBroadband

  Supported by European Space Agency (ESA) funding, Inmarsat’s forthcoming Maritime Safety Data Service (MSDS) for FleetBroadband, delivers an increased

The Big Picture: Gaza conflict as seen from space

Earth's view from the International Space Station always makes for interesting imagery, and the latest to come from up there is no exception. Recently shared by European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst, the telling picture shows what Gaza and...

European Space Agency’s Rosetta Spacecraft Arrives at Comet Destination After 10 Years

last weekOdd : Laughing Squid

The European Space Agency‘s Rosetta spacecraft has arrived at its comet destination after a journey of 10 years. Rosetta was launched in 2004 with the intended goal of reaching Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko (67P), following the comet as it orbits the Sun, and eventually dropping a lander (Philae) on the surface of the comet. The mission’s next […]

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